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Published October 27, 1995
The next edition of HBO's "Real Sports" premiering at 10:00pm (ET) on Tuesday October 31, features three reports, Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones, the "World of Nike" and college football recruiting "hardships." In his interview, Jones says "There's no ego in my life. But, fifteen, twenty years ago, I was wandering around Arkansas and Bill Clinton was running around Arkansas. Who would have ever thought that one would go on to power, prestige and fame. And the other one end up President of the United States" (HBO Sports)....Cardinals play-by-play announcer Jack Buck expects to finish out his contract even if new owners take over the team before the contract expires (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 10/27)....NEWSDAY will offer its online newspaper service as part of Prodigy's basic package beginning November 1 (Newsday Direct)....GGP Productions will produce a nationally syndicated Super Bowl XXX special, "Super Bowl Saturday Night," the evening before the game. The show will feature NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue's "State of the League" speech as well as game preview and analysis (GGP)....In a profile of the 10th anniversary of Prime Sports in Southern CA, L.A. TIMES' Larry Stewart notes that that Prime is in discussions with the Clippers to have them join the Lakers, Kings, Ducks, and Forum Boxing in the Prime fold (L.A. TIMES, 10/27).